Book Review: The Mermaids Melt at Dawn by Grendolyn Peach Soleil

Title: The Mermaids Melt at Dawn Author: Grendolyn Peach Soleil Publisher: Self-published Publication date: July 19, 2020 Genre: Fairy Tales, Folklore, Mythology, Fantasy One Sentence Summary: Deep in the bayou, Rok is a rowdy Cajun boy who was raised on the stories of the mermaids of Barbiche Island, who hold their own terrible stories. While dragons will always be my … Continue reading Book Review: The Mermaids Melt at Dawn by Grendolyn Peach Soleil

Novel Excerpt: They Lived They Were at Brighton Beach by Ivan Brave

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to present author Ivan Brave and his novel They Lived They Were at Brighton Beach, released today! Title: They Lived They Were at Brighton Beach Author: Ivan Brave Publisher: Self-published Publication date: June 16, 2020 Genre: Literary Fiction, Coming of Age Amid loss, hope, and despair, They Lived They Were . . . … Continue reading Novel Excerpt: They Lived They Were at Brighton Beach by Ivan Brave

Gates to Asphodel, Chapter 25

Recap: Corey’s parents had an argument about her and were found dead the next morning. Corey then meets Detective Skylar Adams. She is later adopted by Helen and Andy. Two years later, Corey is in school and meets a friend, Terese, and the class bully, Sandra. One day, two students are found dead and Corey meets … Continue reading Gates to Asphodel, Chapter 25

Gates to Asphodel, Chapter 23

Recap: Corey’s parents had an argument about her and were found dead the next morning. Corey then meets Detective Skylar Adams. She is later adopted by Helen and Andy. Two years later, Corey is in school and meets a friend, Terese, and the class bully, Sandra. One day, two students are found dead and Corey meets … Continue reading Gates to Asphodel, Chapter 23

Book Review: Nectar and Ambrosia by E. M. Hamill

Title: Nectar and Ambrosia Author: E. M. Hamill Publisher: E. M. Hamill Publication date: June 14, 2018 Genre: Fantasy Summary: Callie is on the run, fleeing a terrifying creature and following visions that end up guiding her to an exclusive bar and hotel called Nectar and Ambrosia. Managed by Florian, a man with a mysterious … Continue reading Book Review: Nectar and Ambrosia by E. M. Hamill

Gates to Asphodel, Chapter 21

Recap: Corey’s parents had an argument about her and were found dead the next morning. Corey then meets Detective Skylar Adams. She is later adopted by Helen and Andy. Two years later, Corey is in school and meets a friend, Terese, and the class bully, Sandra. One day, two students are found dead and Corey meets … Continue reading Gates to Asphodel, Chapter 21

Gates to Asphodel, Chapter 13

Recap: Corey’s parents had an argument about her and were found dead the next morning. Corey then meets Detective Skylar Adams. She is later adopted by Helen and Andy. Two years later, Corey is in school and meets a friend, Terese, and the class bully, Sandra. One day, two students are found dead and Corey meets … Continue reading Gates to Asphodel, Chapter 13

Atlas by Becca C. Smith

Title: Atlas Author: Becca C. Smith Publisher: Red Frog Publishing Publication date: November 11, 2013 Genre: Fantasy Summary: Book 1 of The Atlas Series, Atlas hits the ground running. In no time at all, we are introduced to Kala Hicks, an intriguing and mysterious stranger, and a President gone crazy. What starts as a seemingly … Continue reading Atlas by Becca C. Smith

Gates to Asphodel, Chapter 3

Recap: Corey's parents had an argument about her and were found dead the next morning. Corey meets Detective Skylar Adams. "Welcome to your new home," Andrew Marks said as he swept open the front door of a tidy, white Craftsman house. Corey gave him a timid smile and followed Andrew and his wife Helen through … Continue reading Gates to Asphodel, Chapter 3

Eve by Patti Larsen

Title: Eve Author: Patti Larsen Publisher: Patti Larsen Books/Purely Paranormal Press Publication date: July 10, 2018 Genre: Fantasy, YA Please note I received a free copy of this book through the Kindle Scout program. Summary: Being the daughter of Life and Death means Eve has no real place. Her sisters give life and her brothers … Continue reading Eve by Patti Larsen